Parenti Family

Tue, Sep 20 11:38am

Dear Braeburn Families, As many of you know, our beloved 5th grade teacher Margo Parenti tragically lost her son Nicholas to brain cancer a couple of weeks ago. Through conversations with both Margo a ... [More]

Fred from Bus 1 - Celebration of life - Today at 11am

Sun, Aug 14 8:10am

Hi Families sorry for the late notice. For anyone that would like to attend. The late Fred from bus ūüöĆ #1 is having a Celebration of Life services. Today: August 14, 2022 at 11am sharp Saint Andrew Ep ... [More]

Sponsors Needed for the "Friends of Nicholas" Fundraiser

Thu, Jul 21 9:08am

In Mid June , Braeburn 5th Grade Teacher Margo Parenti's world was turned upside down. Her son Nicholas, only 7 years old, was taken to the hospital where he was diagnosed with a malignant tumor in hi ... [More]

Bee’s Tickets went home TODAY

Thu, Jun 9 6:07pm

If you purchased tickets to the Bee‚Äôs ūüźĚ Game tomorrow‚Ķ check you child‚Äôs backpack ūüéí. I also have 3 tickets available if anyone wants to go. First person to email me will be the one that will get the ... [More]

Friday is last day for school store!

Thu, Jun 9 9:10am

FRIDAY 6/10 is the last day (this year) for the Braeburn School Store.  Everyone is invited to purchase items on Friday!


Thu, Jun 2 4:37pm

Join us for this evening's school picnic!

Thu, Jun 2 2:38pm

LAST DAY for Braeburn Bobcats Spirit Wear Store!

Tue, May 31 2:48pm

Check out the Braeburn Spirit Wear and purchase by going to:    There are some new items for summer!   ****Last Day - TODAY, Tuesday, May 31st at m ... [More]

Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) affinity group

Tue, May 31 8:51am

The fourth session for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) affinity group through SERC is this Wednesday, June 1 from 6:30-8:00pm.  We have Vietnamese and Mandarin interpreters secured for ... [More]


Tue, May 31 8:46am

Join us for a New Britain Bee's game! Use this link to purchase electronic tix:  

family support

Thu, May 26 11:23am

As many of you may know, one of Braeburn’s fifth grade teachers, Margo Parenti, recently received the news that her seven year old son Nicholas has an inoperable brain tumor.   To suppprt the family i ... [More]


Thu, May 19 1:02pm

Picnic Postponed to June 2!

Thu, May 19 12:40pm

Hello Braeburn Families, Because of inclement weather, we have decided to postpone the School Picnic to our Raindate of June 2nd. Hope to see you there! Warmly, PTB  

Yard Goat tickets going home today!

Thu, May 12 9:14am

Tickets to anyone that ordered Yard Goats tickets are going home with students TODAY!   Please check your student's backpacks.   Thanks!

LEGO Program-- 3 spots left!

Tue, May 10 1:30pm

There are 3 spots left for the LEGO program, and if students can't go today they can start next week and be prorated.  Thank you! SIGN UP LINK: ... [More]


Wed, May 4 3:44pm

Illuminate West Hartford!

Sun, May 1 3:12pm

Your child will be coming home with a luminary kit as part of a multi-school initiative, Illuminate West Hartford. Over the next few days, have a family conversation on what it means to be an ally, ad ... [More]

Hartford Yard Goats!

Wed, Apr 27 10:35am

Illuminate West Hartford

Thu, Apr 21 7:35pm

Illuminate West Hartford is happening on Wednesday, May 4th! This is a special event in which families and staff throughout our community will be lighting and displaying a luminary on the same evening ... [More]

Webinar: lluminating Conversations: How Books Can Help Us Talk About Identity, Diversity and Bias

Wed, Apr 20 10:50am

Illuminating Conversations: How Books Can Help Us Talk About Identity, Diversity and Bias Apr 27, 2022, 4:00-5:00 PM EST Sponsored by: the West Hartford Parent Community Equity, Diversity and Inclusio ... [More]

Last call for tickets - raffle and Bash

Tue, Mar 29 5:12pm

This is the week, confirm your sitter!    The raffle is wrapping up, and winners will be pulled at the The Braeburn Bash THIS FRIDAY.   Get your tickets to attend the event and join in on the fun. We ... [More]

Please join for next EDI meeting!

Sun, Mar 20 9:05pm

Please join us for our next EDI community meeting - see details below.  We will be sharing our collaboration with other elementary schools in the district on the upcoming event, Illuminate West Hartfo ... [More]

The Baskets are Coming... TOMORROW

Sun, Mar 20 8:38pm

The raffle baskets are ready to go and will all be out in the school lobby starting tomorrow!   They are AMAZING, and there is still plenty of time to purchase tickets.   You can buy them here online: ... [More]

Volunteer opportunity

Mon, Mar 14 5:35pm

The Braeburn PTB is in need of volunteers to help sell basket raffle tickets at drop off and pick up, from March 21 - April 1.   If you're able to spare an hour, we'd be grateful for all your help! Pl ... [More]

Free Workshop for Parents: Beyond Atlanta

Thu, Mar 10 8:14am

Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2022 BEYOND ATLANTA FREE Workshop:   Time: 8 PM Eastern Description: Join us on March 15 for a free workshop on gender, law, and Asian American history! As we reflect on the a ... [More]

important announcements

Mon, Feb 28 6:11pm

Hello All, Here are some announcements and reminders. Thanks!   PTB Virtual Meeting: We have a PTB virtual meeting this Thursday evening-- all are welcome! Here is the link to join: ... [More]

Learn about Braeburn's SEL/Social Justice Curriculum

Tue, Feb 15 11:53am

LEARN ABOUT BRAEBURN'S SEL/SOCIAL JUSTICE CURRICULUM--JOIN US FOR EDI MEETING WITH BRAEBURN FACULTY!   Please save the date and join us for our upcoming BraeburnEDI Winter Community Meeting on Thursda ... [More]

West Hartford Youth Baseball League Registration

Thu, Jan 27 12:29pm

The West Hartford Youth Baseball League has opened registration for Spring 2022!   Available or ages 4-12, at all skill levels.   Please go to or click on the flyer for details.  

How does state money flow to West Hartford for education?

Sun, Jan 23 9:35am

How does state money flow to West Hartford for education? Who decides how much West Hartford gets? How does West Hartford spend its education funding? And what about the federal money as part of COVID ... [More]

Virtual Event: Understanding Diverse Gender Identities: Insights from Pediatric Medical Experts:

Sat, Jan 15 12:50pm

Understanding Diverse Gender Identities: Insights from Pediatric Medical Experts: VIRTUAL EVENT! TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1st, 6:30pm to 8pm   Join us for presentations by pediatric specialists from Connecti ... [More]

West Hartford School Finance 101

Sat, Jan 15 12:44pm

Join the West Hartford District for this fantastic 1 hour workshop on where and how our education dollars are being used. Use the live links in the attached pdf to register!  

This Thursday: next equity, diversity, inclusion Meeting

Tue, Jan 11 8:41am

Hello Braeburn families, We would love for you to join at our next Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (EDI) Virtual Meeting on this Thursday at 7:30-8:30pm. Here is the google meet link to join: https://mee ... [More]

FREE ICE SKATING! Ring in the New Year with West Hartford Parent Community Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Group!

Sun, Dec 26 10:23am

Ring in the New Year with West Hartford Parent Community Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Group! ¬† Enjoy FREE ice skating ‚ÄĘ Meet other WHPS families ‚ÄĘ Connect with EDI parent leaders Saturday, January ... [More]

Asian American & Pacific Islander Affinity Space

Sun, Dec 26 10:20am

Asian American & Pacific Islander Affinity Space Speaking Up for Success: A Guide to School Partnership for AAPI Parents Wednesday, January 5, 2022 6:30-8:00pm This affinity group is to connect, suppo ... [More]

updated scrip gift card code

Sat, Dec 11 8:48am

Chipotle night!

Thu, Dec 2 8:41am

Braeburn SPIRIT WEAR is on sale now!

Mon, Nov 29 10:48am


Help spread the holiday spirit!

Thu, Nov 11 8:59am

HELP SPREAD THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT! Here are two opportunities to help Braeburn families who need some extra help this holiday season! Tracy Sizer, Braeburn’s social worker, has identified two specific ne ... [More]

PTB Virtual meeting this evening!

Thu, Nov 4 3:30pm

Please join us this evening for a virtual PTB meeting at 7:00-8:30pm. Here is the link to join: All are welcome! This is a great place to hear from Principal Sousa ... [More]

Last call to sign up for Ski Club!

Thu, Nov 4 2:12pm

Last call to sign up for the Braeburn Ski Club! Sign Up by TOMORROW! November 5, 2021!   If you would like to sign up for Ski Club:   1. Fill out this Form. ... [More]

Cider Social-All are welcome!

Mon, Nov 1 8:38am

Cider Social--All are welcome! Saturday, November 13, 10am-12pm, Elizabeth Park (Ana Grace Playground)   Calling all Braeburn Families! Please join us for cider and fun at Elizabeth Park on Saturday N ... [More]

Screens, Social Media & Youth Mental Health

Mon, Oct 25 8:52am

Screens, Social Media & Youth Mental Health   Monday, November 15, 2021, 7:00-8:30 pm   A virtual panel discussion on how screen time and social media affect youth mental health and ways to promote he ... [More]

Braeburn Equity, Diversity, Inclusion meeting

Mon, Oct 18 1:04pm

Please join us for our virtual EDI community meeting on Monday, October 25, 7-8pm. We will discuss plans for this school year and revisit the mission/goals of the committee. Email ... [More]

EDI BIPOC Affinity Space Back-to-School Celebration

Thu, Oct 14 9:10am

EDI BIPOC Affinity Space Back-to-School Celebration   *See attached flyer! Please join us and fellow WHPS families of color in this affinity space to kick off the school year by sharing and celebratin ... [More]

Community Share Event

Thu, Oct 14 7:36am

Community Share Event: IMPORTANT DETAILS: *This SHARE event is intended for our West Hartford Elementary School Communities ONLY at this time.  We intend to promote a similar event next Spring.  If yo ... [More]

Please join us for virtual PTB meeting this Thursday!

Tue, Oct 12 9:53am

Please join us for our virtual PTB meeting this Thursday evening at 7:00-8:30pm. All are welcome! Here is the information to join:    Google Meet joining info Video call link: ... [More]

Affinity Space: School Partnership for AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander Families)

Mon, Oct 11 9:00am

Affinity Space: Speaking Up for Success:  Guide to School Partnership for AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander Families)   Join us for an in-depth conversation on how to effectively communicate a ... [More]

Thank you!

Tue, Sep 28 7:10pm

Thank you to all who helped make the Fall Fair a huge success!    From the fun cake walk and cider donuts to enjoying the DJ, inflatables and delicious food, we all had an amazing time!    Your suppor ... [More]

The Fall Fair is ON for tomorrow evening!

Thu, Sep 23 10:30am

After checking the weather forecasts for tomorrow and conferring with the town, we have decided to keep the Fall Fair scheduled for tomorrow/Friday evening at 5:00pm. We recommend that you bring rain ... [More]

Fall Fair rain date, etc.

Tue, Sep 21 5:39pm

Hello Braeburn Families, We hope you can join us at this Friday's Fall Fair at 5:00pm. In case of rain, the scheduled rain date will be on October 1st. It is strongly recommended that we all wear mask ... [More]


Thu, Sep 16 10:18am


Fri, Sep 10 8:31am

Hello Braeburn Community,    We are excited for our first community event in quite some time! The Fall Fair will be Friday, September 24 from 5-7pm and is going to be so much fun!   To make this event ... [More]


Fri, Sep 3 1:35pm

We hope you'll join us for Braeburn's Fall Fair on Friday, September 24th at 5:00-7:00pm on the school playground! All are welcome!!!  


Fri, Aug 27 11:03am

Everisto Insurance has offered to help Braeburn Elementary School with a school supplies drive! Please help support our local students and teachers by donating notebooks, pens, backpacks, and other cl ... [More]

Time to register your child in their new classroom!

Thu, Aug 12 8:43am

Hi Friends,   New classrooms have been added to Konstella. Please take a moment and register you child in their new classroom. Many families use this resource as an opportunity to community with other ... [More]